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Revere sits out with tenderness in ribs

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PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies center fielder Ben Revere did not start against the Marlins on Friday because of tenderness in his ribs. He is listed as day to day.

Revere hit the turf hard a couple of times Wednesday trying to make diving catches at Citizens Bank Park. He played Thursday, but it affected his swing. Tony Gwynn Jr. started in Revere's place on Friday against Marlins ace Jose Fernandez.

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PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies center fielder Ben Revere did not start against the Marlins on Friday because of tenderness in his ribs. He is listed as day to day.

Revere hit the turf hard a couple of times Wednesday trying to make diving catches at Citizens Bank Park. He played Thursday, but it affected his swing. Tony Gwynn Jr. started in Revere's place on Friday against Marlins ace Jose Fernandez.

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"It's a good chance to let him mend up a little bit," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com.

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